Corporate governance: A driver of a sustainable economy

26 June 2019, 12:30-17:30 Musical Instruments Museum, Rue Montagne de la Cour 2, Brussels, Belgium View on Google Maps

The time is now to shift to a sustainable economy. Policymakers need to focus on better outcomes rather than more rules. Boards must demand that ESG factors are embedded into the day-to-day running of the businesses. Corporate governance is a driver of a sustainable business. It’s time that businesses create value beyond financial profit.

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KEYNOTE SPEECH

Olivier Boutellis-Taft in his speech launched the paper on 10 ideas to make corporate governance a driver of a sustainable economy. We want to inspire a debate and welcome your feedback on this paper. Send your thoughts and opinions on how corporate governance needs to evolve to iryna@accountancyeurope.eu by 1 October 2019.

Watch Olivier Boutellis-Taft’s speech and Professor Mervyn King’s video

 

POLICYMAKER RESPONSE

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STAKEHOLDER DEBATE

Watch the Stakeholders’ debate panel and Paul Druckman’s speech now

CONCLUSIONS

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Speakers:

  • 7:47 Moderator, Jyoti Banerjee, Partner, Fronesys
  • 12:53 Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe
  • 47:36 Professor Mervyn King, Chair Emeritus of the IIRC and GRI
  • 54:43 Salla Saastamoinen, Director, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers, European Commission
  • 1:02:33 Xavier Leflaive, Principal Administrator, OECD
  • 2:11:54 Florence Bindelle, Secretary General, EuropeanIssuers
  • 2:16:28 Michel de Fabiani, Chairman of the Policy Committee, ecoDa
  • 2:27:04 Aleksandra Palinska, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, EFAMA
  • 2:34:55 Andrew Hobbs, Partner, EMEIA Public Policy Leader, EY
  • 2:40:04 Sebastien Godinot, Economist, WWF
  • 3:06:21 Paul Druckman

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Draft Programme

  • Registration & light lunch

  • Corporate governance - A driver of a sustainable economy

    Keynote presentation of accountancy Europe thought-leadership paper:
    Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe

  • From Chief Finance Officer to Chief Value Officer

    Professor Mervyn King, Chair Emeritus of the IIRC and the Global Reporting Initiative

  • Policy Makers’ response

    Salla Saastamoinen, Director, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers, European Commission
    Xavier Leflaive, Principal Administrator, OECD

  • Coffee Break

  • Stakeholders Debate

    Moderator Jyoti Banerjee, Partner, Fronesys
    Florence Bindelle, Secretary General, EuropeanIssuers
    Michel de Fabiani, Chairman of the Policy Committee, ecoDa
    Aleksandra Palinska, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, EFAMA
    Andrew Hobbs, Partner, EMEIA Public Policy Leader, EY
    Sebastien Godinot, Economist, WWF

  • Way Forward

    Paul Druckman

  • Thank you

    Olivier Boutellis-Taft, Accountancy Europe

  • Networking Cocktails

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